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Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts is part of Ballet 5:8, is a 501-(c)-3 nonprofit organization.

Each year, we make high quality dance education accessible to over 150 students (granting about $20,000 in scholarships to students in need) and produce high quality dance performances that we use to share the beauty of the arts and meaningful stories with our communities. However, because we value accessibility and work to keep our prices low, the earned income we receive through ticket sales, student tuition and other sources only covers a portion of our modest annual operating expenses. This is despite the fact that our directors and staff choose to accept compensation well below industry standards in favor of supporting our mission. All together, we will need to raise at least 20% of our operating budget through donor funding and other contributed support.

YOU can be part of the special group of supporters who make all this possible. We call it our Ballet 5:8 Family.

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Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts Donors

Did you know that you can make an important contribution to Ballet 5:8 and Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts by matching your student's tuition with a donation? Corps de Ballet member gifts are divided evenly between our Ballet 5:8 Scholarship Fund, which enables us to provide financial aid to qualifying students, and our Company Artists' Fund that supports the salaries of our dedicated professional dancers.

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Mail Your Donation

You are always welcome to mail your contribution via personal check or money order. Please let us know if you would like to make your donation anonymous or in honor of a friend or loved one. Also, please provide your address or email so we can get back to you with a thank you note and donation receipt! Please address donations to:

Ballet Five Eight NFP
20517 S. LaGrange Rd.
Frankfort, IL 60423

We are also happy to contact you if you have any questions or would like to speak with someone about your contribution.

Sponsor a Performance

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts has a range of performance sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations. Let us know if you would like more information!